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Duncan Baker-Brown

Duncan Baker-Brown

Lecturer/ Director, University of Brighton/ BBM Sustainable Design

Duncan has practised, researched, and taught around issues of sustainable development for over 25 years. He has worked on projects as diverse as 'The Greenwich Millennium Village' with Ralph Erskine and HTA, and more recently the multi-award-winning New Country House at Hadlow Down. Author of ‘The Re-Use Atlas: a designer’s guide towards a circular economy’ published by RIBA, he is perhaps best known for a series of thought-provoking ‘house’ projects including 'The House that Kevin Built’ in 2008 and ‘The Brighton Waste House’ in 2014.

Baker-Brown’s research tests the viability of a number of practices and materials, recognising the potential of discarded “waste” as a valuable resource in the future of building, as well as live projects as valuable teaching aides. Through his projects he fosters community development and regeneration, working with apprentice builders and students, informing young people of all ages as to their role in sustainable living. Baker-Brown creates examples of community practice that, through the use of innovative techniques such as ‘resource mapping’ can redefine what local materials are and match them with local skills and trades.

Baker-Brown is currently the Principle Investigator for a 3million Euro Interreg research programme considering the viability of local waste flows to be processed into insulation for the social housing

What the UK's construction industry is saying about London Build..

  • This was our first year at London Build and we have already booked for next year. We managed to achieve more than we anticipated from the show and are already looking forward to London Build 2018
    Bradley Collins
    General Manager, Powerday
  • This was our First London Build and it proved to be both exciting and productive with a number of very high quality leads. We’ll definitely be back next year
    Dr Orhan Ertughrul
    EVP G-SMATT Europe
  • London Build is THE construction show for London. A must attend
    Stuart Goddard
    Sales Director, The CPD Service

 

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